Planning a 'green' break to the Peak District and Derbyshire has never been easier. Britain's original National Park is the perfect place to enjoy slow travel, where you sit back, relax and soak up the views whilst you explore by foot, bike, bus or train.
Green transport, including an excellent local network of buses and trains, is at the heart of a visit to the Peak District and Derbyshire, and there are lots of eco-friendly activities to enjoy in the area: including cycle routes, ebiking experiences, and walking trails.
Being green doesn’t have to mean giving up luxury and comforts either. If you truly want to connect to nature and sleep under stars with all the amenities of your home, then glamping is the perfect way to travel green.
The Peak District and Derbyshire is dotted with carbon-neutral and eco-friendly places to stay including environmentally-friendly hotels, lodges and cottages, plus lots of electric car charging points too.
See below for some of the places offering greener holiday options, including organic-sourced food, and find places to stay and attractions that have received environmental accreditation.
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The farmyard at Chatsworth has been a favourite day out for children of all ages since 1973.
Come on down to Matlock Farm Park, the ideal place for families to visit to enjoy the fresh air and have fun with our friendly animals.
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This 4 mile walk in the hills around Castleton is perfect for adventurous kids and their adults
Starting and ending at the trentbarton Sixes bus stop in the village of Rowsley, this is a beautiful walk that takes in some of the best countryside…
A walk from New Mills Central Station to New Mills New town Station, via the town's pib;lic houses, sampling fine beers and food along the way.
Explore the Victorian Folly on the summit of Grin Low hill and enjoy some spectacular views across Buxton.
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There's so much to see and do near this iconic Derbyshire market town, famed for its crooked spire.
Just a short hop on the train from Manchester and Sheffield, this picturesque corner of the county is waiting to be discovered.
The busy market towns of Matlock and Bakewell are a great day out for all the family and the bus is the hassle-free way to travel.
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